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The Protector by Gwenneth Walton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,120. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Set in Colonial Adelaide and its environs during the years 1839 to 1841, The Protector records and explores the relationships between Aboriginal and European residents of a unique British Colony. While both government and many settlers aspired to a fair and just treatment of the land's traditional owners, frontier conflicts inevitably occurred.
Cry to the Wind by Dell Brand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,510. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
An epic story of life and death amid the turbulent years of the Victorian gold rush of Australia, narrated by the three main characters. With Victoria attaining its statehood and the gold rush gaining momentum, Joey Gower puts her energy and her fortune into further expanding her growing empire, opening a string of general stores and two hotels in the goldfields.
Sylvia's Son by Pamela Lamb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,530. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Romance » Historical
When Sylvia escaped her father’s house to meet her lover in the dark garden it was not just her own future she put in jeopardy but that of Elise too. From the day they met, the fates of the two girls were inextricably linked. But there is happiness waiting for Elise if only she can reach it.
The Rich Girl,The Poor Girl, The Coastwatcher And Me: Anecdotes And Reminiscences From The Collected Papers Of Justin Bornmann by Ray Johnston
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Inspirational
On a tropical island, the truth about a shadowy war hero called The Coastwatcher connects Ruth Feingold, a career girl on vacation and Miriam Lazar, a poor girl on the run, with jaded historian Justin Bornmann in a love triangle like no other. The women set the disillusioned man on the path to redemption and prove that although love is a battle zone, it need not be a war
Heather and Heath by Sally Odgers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 192,250. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015 by Satalyte Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Love of a place. Is it a blessing or a curse? Established in the highlands of Van Diemen’s Land in the 1830s, the property of Glen Heather captivates yet breaks the hearts of three women across three generations. One who was there at its birth, one must hold it for her son, and one who loves it best of all, stand to lose what has become their world. How far will they go to hold what is theirs?
Dark Southern Sun by Shaun J. McLaughlin
Series: Ryan's Journey. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,480. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Ryan washes up on the Australian coast near death in 1845. Over 10 years, he witnesses the ruin of the Aboriginal people, the chaos of the world’s largest gold rush and a bloody armed uprising. Two very different women tug at Ryan’s heart as he struggles from penury to prosperity. As he succeeds in business and rises in social esteem, Ryan creates two bitter enemies who set out to destroy him.
A Drover's Blanket by Clancy Tucker
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 104,210. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Morris Publishing Australia. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
This book continues the story of Gunnie Danson from the book Gunnedah Hero. Fifteen-year-old ‘Gunnie’ Danson begins work at Wiralee Station, a cattle station owned by his family since 1848, and one made famous by his great-great-grandfather, Smokey ‘Gun’ Danson. Gunnie attends a clearing sale at Swenson Station where his great-great-grandmother, Molly, was born and discovers more family secrets.
Turbulence and Triumph: From Justice to Triumph by Demelza Carlton
Series: Turbulence and Triumph · Ocean's Gift. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,310. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A Jazz Age tale of romance and adventure on the high seas. Three bargain-priced bestsellers in one box! This box set includes Ocean's Justice, Ocean's Trial and Ocean's Triumph.
Embers of the Soul by Sharyn Bradford Lunn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by thewordverve. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The deep secrets woven amidst the branches of the McCabe and Skye family trees have been hidden for years until now. More quickly than shifting sands on the shores of Tasmania, these family secrets are tumbling forth with unleashed fury. The wounds have voices, revealing the true ties that bind the McCabes and the Skyes . . . and the one soldier who started it all many generations ago.
Never to Return Home: John and Mary White’s Otago Story by Fraser Boyd
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,590. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by Philip Garside. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Can you imagine sailing to the other side of the world with no hope of returning home? Mary Neylon (County Clare) & John White (Donegal), who arrived in Port Chalmers, New Zealand, in 1864 and 1865 respectively, are two such adventurers. We know few facts about these great grandparents of the author’s wife, but, with sustained imagination, he tells the story of their early years in New Zealand.
A Greater World by Clare Flynn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 137,260. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Romance » Historical
She's from a privileged background. He's a miner. They are both fleeing England and everything they hold dear. The Blue Mountains, Australia, 1920. A compelling love story and a great adventure.
Devil's Choice by Graham Wilson
Series: Old Balmain House, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A parents worst nightmare. A small child with an incurable disease and a father who served in Vietnam and blames himself for her illness. The family is torn apart. Finally only one choice remains to save the daughter's life, a Devil's Choice.
The Green Velvet Dress by Victoria Mizen
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Romance » General
Love should bring happiness and joy... but life is complicated In 1961 Jennifer Urquhart, a nineteen-year-old college graduate, is determined to succeed as the new teacher in Karriton, a rural town in Western Australia, but her plans begin to unravel from the moment she steps off the bus.
Copyboy by Barrie McMahon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,370. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
In 1946 copyboy Alf McGuinness lands a job at The Mirror newspaper and finds himself in a fix. He and feisty friend Jenny are small players in a post-war black market but Mirror reporters are digging for sensation in the contraband economy. As Alf and Jenny try to come to grips with their double lives, things threaten to unravel.
The Kong Meng Legacy by Bernadette O'Brien
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,920. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Opium. A shipwreck. Lost treasure and; a murder mystery: The Kong Meng Legacy is a historical thriller with the lot. Set in Melbourne in the 1850s. Three strangers’ from around the world are drawn to the Gold Rush. Their lives will collide with consequences that will reverberate to the present day.
Wonderboy by Tom Conyers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand(4.00 from 1 review)
Australia, 1975. Daydreamer, Jack, cycles to school each morning in the dull country town of Miller’s Creek, wishing he had a like-minded friend. When Mel and her mother move in next door, it is as if his prayers have been answered. But as Jack and Mel become inseparable, forces conspire to tear them apart and shake up the sleepy town forever. Playful ... magical ... moving.
Tendarrum by Fay Anderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Tendarrum. A vast pastoral empire in south-eastern Australia that James Allerton claims and struggles to hold despite fire, flood, drought, economic recession and the traditional, indigenous owners. Tendarrum is the story of an intrepid pioneer at odds with the rapid social and political changes occurring in Victoria after the Gold Rush and a family divided by lust, greed and jealousy.
The Iron Wire: A novel of the Adelaide to Darwin telegraph line, 1871 by Garry Kilworth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,400. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by infinity plus. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
A young telegrapher travels halfway around the world to help create one of the technological wonders of the Victorian age: the construction of a single galvanised iron wire between Adelaide and Darwin, crossing two thousand miles of wilderness. A novel of human hope and progress in a land where men die, women are widowed, and bushrangers live by the lie and the gun.
The Windmill by David Crookes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,230. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Holland 1943. The family of a young Jewish girl is killed by the Germans. She hides from them in a windmill with two members of a shot down RAF bomber, an Australian and an American. The American is captured and sent to Auschwitz. The girl and the Australian escape to England and eventually to Australia. In the years that follow the disparate lives of the three are gradually drawn together again.